David Stanley Dembowski

David S. Dembowski, CTTC, U.S. Navy, 75, of Noxen passed away Monday, May 13, 2013, at home.

Mr. Dembowski was born in Union Township on Dec. 13, 1937, and was the son of the late Alfred and Frances Baluta Dembowski.

David graduated from Garrison High School, Shickshinny, in 1955.

He served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years during the Vietnam era, retiring in 1974.

David and his wife, Elaine, enjoyed their summers at a cottage in Burnt Cove, Stonington, Maine.

Mr. Dembowski is survived by his wife of 50 years, the former Elaine Williams; son, Paul David Dembowski and his wife, Sucheta, Woolrich; daughters, Suzanne Marie Speck and her husband, Louis, West Pittston; and Catherine Lorraine Antolik and her husband, Todd, Nantioke; son, Daniel Alfred Dembowski and his wife, Kathi, Noxen; sister, Carol Sieminski, Hunlock Creek; brothers, Stanley Dembowski, Waterbury, Conn.; and Terrance Dembowski, Plymouth; and seven grandchildren.

At Dave's request, funeral services will be private. Private interment will be in Mount Rest Cemetery, Stonington, Maine.

Arrangements are by Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., Routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek.

Online condolences may be made at clswansonfuneralhome.com.

Published in Citizens' Voice on May 14, 2013